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Bill Lichtenstein is an award-winning former investigative producer for 20/20, World News Tonight and Nightline, and founded LCM in 1990, following his diagnosis and recovery from bipolar disorder. The company has distinguished itself by its production of films, TV and radio programs that show that people can — and do — recover from serious mental illness. The work of the company and Lichtenstein has been honored with a Guggenheim Fellowship, United Nations media award, George Foster Peabody Award — television and radio’s highest honor — as well more than 60 major broadcast and health journalism awards. 20/20 is an American television newsmagazine broadcast on ABC since June 6, 1978. ... ABC World News Tonight (often abbreviated as WNT) is the ABC television networks flagship evening news program. ... Ted Koppel on Nightline in 1995. ... This article is about the year. ... This article is in need of attention. ... Film refers to the celluloid media on which movies are printed. ... See TV (disambiguation) for other uses and Television (band) for the rock band European networks National In much of Europe television broadcasting has historically been state dominated, rather than commercially organised, although commercial stations have grown in number recently. ... A mental illness (or emotional disability) is defined by the medical profession as a disorder of the brain that results in a disruption in a persons thinking, feeling, moods, and ability to relate to others and to work. ... Guggenheim Fellowships are awarded annually by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation to those who have demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts. ... The George Foster Peabody Awards, more commonly known as simply the Peabody Awards, are annual awards given for excellence in radio and television broadcasting and cable television within the United States. ...


Lichtenstein's award-winning documentary work in television, film and radio spans more than 35 years. He is president of Lichtenstein Creative Media, Inc. an independent media production company located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. LCM has extensive multimedia production, distribution and educational/community outreach experience, particularly with health, human rights and social justice issues. Nickname: City of Squares Official website: www. ...


LCM produces The Infinite Mind, public radio’s most honored and listened to health and science program. The national, weekly public radio series focuses on the scientific and cultural aspects of mental health, neuroscience, access to care, treatment advances and the biology of human behavior. The Infinite Mind airs in more than 250 markets across the U.S. including such Top 10 cities as New York, Washington, DC, Atlanta, Detroit, and Boston, as well as on statewide public radio networks in states including Utah and West Virginia, reaching more than one million listeners weekly. Since its premiere in 1997, the program has been honored with 30 major broadcast journalism awards, including top media honors from the United Nations, National Headliner Awards, American Women in Radio and Television (Gracie Award), Clarion Award, International Radio Awards, and from such mental health organizations as the American Psychiatric Association, the National Institute of Mental Health, National Mental Health Association and the National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression. Motto: Speramus Meliora; Resurget Cineribus (We Hope For Better Things; It Shall Rise From the Ashes - this motto was adopted after the disastrous 1805 fire that devastated the city) Nickname: The Motor City and Motown Location in Wayne County, Michigan Founded Incorporated July 24, 1701 1815  County Wayne County Mayor... Official language(s) English Capital Salt Lake City Largest city Salt Lake City Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 13th 219,887 km² 435 km 565 km 3. ... Official language(s) English Capital Charleston Largest city Charleston Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 41st 62,809 km² 210 km 385 km 0. ... The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is one of 27 components of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the United States federal governments principal biomedical and behavioral research agency. ...


Lichtenstein also co-produced with his wife June Peoples the award-winning, cinema verite documentary film, West 47th Street. This warm and intimate production for theatrical and TV release, follows four people with serious mental illness, off the streets and out of homeless shelters, in and out of the hospital, at home and at work, over three years. At times hilarious and at other times tragic, West 47th Street is set at Fountain House, a mental health rehabilitation program located in New York City’s Hell’s Kitchen. West 47th Street was broadcast nationally on the highly-acclaimed PBS TV program P.O.V. in August 2003, and was accompanied by a major educational outreach campaign, involving over 100 screenings across the country. The film was winner of "Best Documentary" at 2002 Atlanta Film Festival, the "Audience Award" at DC Independent Film Festival, and won "Honorable Mention" at the Woodstock Film Festival. West 47th Street sold out theatres across the U.S., and internationally from Vancouver to Dublin to South Korea. It was called "must see" by Newsweek and "remarkable" by the Washington Post. A mental illness (or emotional disability) is defined by the medical profession as a disorder of the brain that results in a disruption in a persons thinking, feeling, moods, and ability to relate to others and to work. ... A homeless man pushes a cart down the street. ... Nickname: The Big Apple Official website: City of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area Total 468. ...


Lichtenstein also produced If I Get Out Alive, narrated by Academy Award-winning actress and youth advocate Diane Keaton, a one-hour public radio documentary which examines the conditions and brutality faced by juveniles in the adult prison system and the highly-acclaimed Voices of an Illness radio documentary series which has provided millions with an extraordinary window on living with serious mental illness since the series premiere in 1992. Diane Keaton in 2003s Somethings Gotta Give. ...


Current productions of Lichtenstein and LCM include Juveniles in Crisis, a four-part public TV series examining the interconnections between the juvenile justice, juvenile mental health, foster care and education systems which is in the PBS pipeline for 2007 and Hepatitis C: The Stealth Epidemic, the first documentary film to examine the spread of the lethal virus, and related medical, scientific and social issues, through the lives of those affected, for air on PBS in 2007 as part of The Year in Global Health.


A graduate of Brown University and the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, Lichtenstein began his work in television at ABC and CBS Sports and later worked at ABC News for more than seven years. His efforts at ABC focused on compelling human stories with regard to social issues: abused and dying children in Oklahoma state institutions for the mentally retarded; battered women who were convicted of murdering their abusers; victims of faulty automobile design flaws; and an Ohio town fighting back against organized crime, among others. All three 20/20 segments he produced in 1983 were nominated for National News Emmy Awards. He won numerous other honors for his investigative reporting at ABC, including two National Headliner awards. He later joined the ABC-TV program Jimmy Breslin's People as one of the show's two producers. For more than 25 years, he has been a member of the faculty of the New School for Social Research, teaching documentary film production and investigative reporting for TV. Brown University is an Ivy League university located in Providence, Rhode Island. ... The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism is one of the most prestigious schools of journalism in the United States. ... Look up ABC and abc in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... For other uses, see CBS (disambiguation). ... ABC News is a division of the American Broadcasting Company television and radio networks (ABC). ... Abuse is a general term for the misuse of a person or thing, causing harm to the person or thing, to the abuser, or to someone else. ... Official language(s) None Capital Oklahoma City Largest city Oklahoma City Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 20th 181,196 km² 355 km 645 km 1. ... Mental retardation (also called mental handicap and, as defined by the UK Mental Health Act 1983, mental impairment and severe mental impairment) is a term for a pattern of persistently slow learning of basic motor and language skills (milestones) during childhood, and a significantly below-normal global intellectual capacity as... Official language(s) None Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus (largest metropolitan area is Cleveland) Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 34th 116,096 km² 355 km 355 km 8. ... Organized crime is crime carried out systematically by formal criminal organizations. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is a television and radio network in the United States. ... Jimmy Breslin (born October 17, 1930 in Jamaica, New York) is an Irish American columnist and author who has written numerous novels and appeared regularly in various newspapers in New York City, where he lives. ... New School University is an institute of higher learning in New York City. ...


As a print journalist, Lichtenstein has written on politics, health issues and the media for such publications as The Nation, Newsday, Village Voice, Entertainment Weekly, TV Guide, 7 Days, Health, Medical Tribune, and Channels. His feature articles appeared in the Sunday New York Daily News business section. His 1992 investigative report for the Village Voice, "The Secret Battle for the NEA," received a National Headliner Award. His news photography has appeared on the front page of the New York Daily News and the Baltimore Sun. The Nation is the name of several newspapers, periodicals or magazines in different countries, including: The Nation, an Irish Nationalist newspaper founded by Thomas Davis and Charles Gavan Duffy in the 1840s. ... Newsday is a daily tabloid-size newspaper which primarily serves Long Island and the New York City borough of Queens, although it is sold throughout the greater metropolitan area with the separate edition New York Newsday, established in 1985, folded in 1995, and shortly afterward revived. ... The Village Voice is a New York City-based weekly newspaper featuring investigative articles, analysis of current affairs and culture, arts reviews and events listings for New York City. ... June 17, 2005 cover of Entertainment Weekly, featuring actor Tom Cruise Entertainment Weekly is a magazine published by Time Warner in the United States which is dedicated to the world of celebrity and popular culture. ... TV Guide is the name of two North American weekly magazines about television programming, one in the United States and one in Canada. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... The Village Voice is a New York City-based weekly newspaper featuring investigative articles, analysis of current affairs and culture, arts reviews and events listings for New York City. ... Daily News Building, Raymond Hood, architect, rendering by Hugh Ferriss. ... The Baltimore Sun is the major newspaper in Baltimore, Maryland, with a daily press run of about 430,000 copies, and a Sunday run of 540,000 copies. ...


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washingtonpost.com - Live Online - (3398 words)
Bill told her he very much agreed, and how important stories of people with mental illness can be in helping to destigmatize these illnesses.
Bill Lichtenstein and June Peoples: Georgia has a really active Mental Health Association as well as a wonderful branch of the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill. And although Asperger's syndrome, part of the autistic spectrum, generally falls under services for developmentally disabled people, perhaps one of these two organizations might be able to help.
Bill Lichtenstein and June Peoples: There must be a better way, and there is no more compelling or tragic story in America today than parents who must give up custody of their children to the state to get medical care for them.
Bill Lichtenstein - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (697 words)
Lichtenstein is a former award-winning investigative producer for 20/20, World News Tonight and Nightline, and founded LCM in 1990, following his diagnosis and recovery from manic depression.
Bill's efforts at ABC focused on compelling human stories with regard to social issues: abused and dying children in Oklahoma state institutions for the mentally retarded; battered women who were convicted of murdering their abusers; victims of faulty automobile design flaws; and an Ohio town fighting back against organized crime, among others.
Bill's 1992 investigative report for the Village Voice, "The Secret Battle for the NEA," received a National Headliner Award.
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